Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tell Me About it Tuesday welcomes back Ashley Ladd! CONTEST!



This week on Tell Me About it Tuesday, I'm welcoming back fellow Totally Bound Author, Ashley Ladd!

**Make sure you scroll down to see Ashley's contest!**



Meet Ashley:



Ashley Ladd is a disabled Air Force vet that is hard of hearing but still loves language, especially the written word. She loves a sexy man, especially one with a military background and they’ll often pop up in her stories. She also loves cats and has been known to empower a cat with the gift of speech. Unfortunately he wouldn’t shut up. J She loves to plug into Pandora and sip Diet Coke while writing, usually with a cat or kid at her side.



Q. What made you pick your particular genre?

I love contemporary romance whether it’s mixed with paranormal and romantica like Spooky Sojourn, or comedy, or LGBT. I like to think that romance is possible in this day and age, that it can happen to me and to my loved ones. My loved ones include gay, lesbian, and transgender people so I write mm and transgender romance as well as straight MF romance. Love is love – gender shouldn’t matter.


Q. What are you working on right now? Can you tell us about it?


I’m working on “Gaycation” which is an mmf erotic romance about an erotic romance writer who takes her vacation to attend a gay convention in Seattle. When her day job boss shows up to the same convention to her complete surprise, she gets way more than she bargained for.

Q. Do you have a favorite story of the ones you’ve written, either published or not? Why?

Spooky Sojourn is one of my favorites. I love Harry, the hero. He’s so sexy, so yummy, I want him for myself. It’s also a lot of fun with knives flying around the kitchen and bowling pins floating around the bowling lanes.



Okay...enough with the business questions! How about some fun stuff?



Q. If you won the lottery, what is the FIRST thing you’d do? What would you buy and why?

If the lottery is large enough I’d buy a house with at least five bedrooms on a nice plot of land so that my family can be comfortable and not live on top of each other like we do now.

Q. When YOU read, what do you like to pick up?

Usually contemporary romance. However, I also like to read chick lits, psychological thrillers, anything by Stephen King, and the occasional historical Old West romance.

Q. Tell us one thing about you that might surprise us...it can be a secret...we won't tell. :)

I have a transgender daughter who is still married to her wife.
I don’t know if it’s a huge secret as I’ve written a couple articles about it for other blogs using my pseudonym. However, for various reasons I don’t tell everybody I know in real life such as my employer and my coworkers. I’ve had some very good reactions and also some very bad reactions to the news.
 


Now for my fave part:

*drumroll*  Let's hear about that book!

I ADORE THIS COVER!


Title: Spooky Sojourn
Series Name (If applicable) N/A
Publisher: Totally Bound
Genre: Contemporary Erotic male-female contemporary paranormal romance
Book Length: 50,000 words

Blurb:


Someone’s trying to kill Deanna, but is it the ghosts she doesn’t believe in, the rich socialite who might be a murderess, or someone else with a beef against The Gilroy Hotel and Resort that Deanna has just been hired to manage?  The Gilroy’s owners want the ghosts, or whoever is causing the trouble at the hotel eliminated, and they are pressuring Deanna to do the job as quickly as possible. Harry DeVeaux, paranormal investigator comes highly recommended to do the job and against Deanna’s better judgment, she hires him.



Although Deanna thinks Harry’s crazy for believing in ghosts and Harry thinks Deanna has a closed mind to the possibilities of ghosts and they highly annoy each other, sparks fly. Deanna can’t help but fantasize about Harry and inspired by a romance convention visiting her hotel, writes her fantasies in a private blog that Harry finds, hacks, and reads. Ooh la la!


Excerpt:

Drawing in a long, shuddering breath, he looked heavenwards and crossed his fingers behind his back hoping she wouldn’t throw something at him, hoping she’d be okay with his admission. “I found your blog and read it.”


Paling, the blood fled from her flesh and her eyes looked like sooty coals against her face. Her gaze clashed with his and held. “How did you find it? I used a pseudonym and I put it on privacy settings.”


He screwed up his lips, and scrubbed his hand over his face, preparing to tell more painful truths. “I’m a bit of a hacker and I like to research the people I’m working with.” Not sure she’d be receptive to his theory, he left out the part that he thought the ghosts led him to her sight. He thought they were closet romantics. He wouldn’t be surprised if they’d locked them into the room now to force them into some alone time together.


When a tsunami of emotions flitted across her face he tried to read them. Fury. Embarrassment. Lust?


“You investigated me? You read my private musings?”


“You wrote about me? In some very intimate ways. At least I presume it was me since you used my name.” He fixed her with a piercing gaze. “Did you?”


A pregnant pause rent the air as she veiled her eyes from his view. Finally, she smoothed her skirt against her legs and admitted, “Yes. I have very mixed feelings about you. You make me crazy the way we argue, the way you believe in ghosts, and yet I find myself thinking about you, fantasizing about you.”


Taking heart in the last part even if he wasn’t sure he liked the first, he said with a lopsided grin, “You fantasize about me much?”


As if she suddenly got bold, she sidled up to him with a mischievous twinkle in her eyes and ran the tip of her finger down his chest. “Aren’t my blogs proof? The question is, do you fantasize about me?”





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CONTEST:


I will give away one copy of my current release “Spooky Sojourn” and also one copy of my previous release “Her Men” to two separate blog guests who leaves a comments for me on the day of the post. The comment should be what aspect of October he/she likes best and why. (examples: Halloween, paranormal feel of the season, Oktoberfest, Harvest, the changing colors of the season)








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Monday, October 27, 2014

RELEASE DAY BLITZ! No Regrets by Jani Kay! GIVEAWAY!


TITLE: No Regrets (Firebird Trilogy #2)
AUTHOR: Jani Kay 
RELEASE DATE: October 27th 2014
  Book Cover Design By Louisa Maggio of LM Creations  
                                                   



SYNOPSIS 

Rebecca's journey continues as she leaves Paris and goes to Munich, Germany. Giving up on love, she just wants to work on her career and enjoy her time in Europe with her sister Lily who comes to visit from Australia to celebrate Rebecca's 30th birthday. Things go horribly wrong . . . Could Rebecca have prevented what happens to Lily? Is she to blame?

Maxwell Grant has had enough of cat and mouse games. He wants Rebecca more than ever and goes all out to capture the woman who keeps running from him. Cocky, arrogant and sexy as hell, the CEO of Grant Industries has secrets . . . if he wants Rebecca he will have to tell the world what he's been hiding.  

Possessive and sexy as sin Frenchman, Alain, quickly discovers what a fool he's been to let Rebecca go. He's willing to give his heritage up for Rebecca. Will she take him back?

Two men want her. Rebecca must make choices that will change the course of not only her life, but everyone else's too. What will she do? Will she follow her heart to find the man who is just right for her?


Above everything, Rebecca wants . . . No Regrets.

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Lost. The one thing I’ve wanted above everything else was taken from me in one night. My dreams were shattered forever because of one irreversible mistake. 

There was nothing I could do about it. 

I’d lost everything.

So I did what I always do. I ran. 

To another continent. 

To France. 

To start over.
God knows, I needed a new beginning; a new job, a new life. 
To find what I truly wanted…needed…craved. 
A man of my own. 



My French man found me. He was perfect. 

Or…was he. Alain du Bois had a secret. One that could destroy us before we even had a chance to find love.



And why was my new boss, Maxwell Grant, the arrogant and demanding CEO of Grant Global, fixated on me?



Would I find myself in France? 

Would I get what I desperately wanted? 

Or was I jumping from one hotter than hell fire into another?








AUTHOR BIO & LINKS 

Jani loves ice cream, the color red and the ocean. She also loves sexy alpha males with a soft center and a big heart. Her heroines are real women, sassy and smart and they stand up for what they believe in, even if it sometimes takes them a while to work it all out.

When Jani isn't writing, she can be found reading, hanging out with her family and friends, or off on some travel adventure to discover new places and cultures. Jani also loves sitting in a corner at a coffee shop, with her laptop, spying covertly on the behavior of the people around her. You just never know when you may land up in one of her novels - lol.

Fortunately Jani's partner in crime supports her living in alternative worlds and talking to characters that live in her imagination. He hasn't committed her to the looney bin - yet. Jani's two kids know that they are loved and cherished by their crazy mother who is now out to exact revenge for all the embarrassment they caused her when they were little - by her writing steamy sexy novels and publishing them.

Jani hopes you will enjoy reading about the characters that live in her head and insist on being brought to life through her novels.

She hopes you will drop by at janikaybooks@gmail.com for a chat or stalk her on Facebook and Twitter or her blog.
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You can also join her mailing list for updates, news and competitions: Newsletter:goo.gl/1ugXTv

Jani invites you to join her fun chat group Jani Kay’s Krusaders where we talk all things book related, including sexy book boyfriends.
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